President Trump Blasts Bubba Wallace Over Noose ‘Hoax’, Criticizes NASCAR For Banning Confederate Flags

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President Donald Trump started off the week by attacking NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, accusing Wallace of a “hoax” after a suspected noose was found hanging in his garage at Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway a couple of weeks ago. The President also criticized NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag in his Tweet early Monday morning.

On June 21st, NASCAR officials found the noose and informed Wallace of its existence about a week after it banned the racist Confederate flag from events. The FBI would later determine that the noose was a garage pull and not a “hate crime” but Wallace was adamant that he had never seen a garage pull tied like that.

Veteran Nascar writer Jeff Gluck immediately fired back at President Trump over his comments.

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked about the President’s criticism of Wallace on Fox News Monday morning and she says Trump was making is a broader point that this rush to judgment on the facts, before the facts, is unacceptable.”

a broader point that this rush to judgment on the facts before the facts are out is not acceptable. And we saw it with the Covington kids and we saw with Jussie Smollett and now we saw it in this case,”

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